Michele Van Hyfte
Michele Van Hyfte, AIA, LEED AP
Vice President, Urban Design
Michele leads urban design and planning initiatives that strive to advance downtown as the thriving center of the region and serves as staff lead for the Economic Development Committee.
She provides strategic leadership and professional expertise to the organization in architecture, urban design, real estate development and sustainability. Michele leads advocacy strategies for downtown development policies, including the land development code and related regulations.
Michele is a Registered Architect and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. Prior to joining the Downtown Alliance, she developed and led Seton Healthcare Family’s sustainability program and founded and owned a downtown architectural design and consulting firm.